Yes. Firstly, there are undertakings inherent to the document to be signed or the contracting process (such as deadlines, transfer of signed copy to the signatory, withdrawal slip, etc.). Secondly, in terms of evidence, an electronic document will only have a probative value if it is kept in conditions that ensure its integrity. Finally, some legal or regulatory provisions prescribe a specific level of signature (advanced or qualified certificate, etc.) depending on the context and/or the document.
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- Do I have legal obligations when I sign a document electronically?
- What should you do when faced with disputes relating to the electronic signature of a document?
- Does a digitized handwritten signature has the same legal value as an electronic signature?
- Does an electronic signature have legal value?
- Can all documents and agreements be signed via a simple signature?
- Do I need to get signatories to sign an agreement pertaining to the admissibility of evidence when I use Universign?